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Æthelwine [Ethelwine, Æthelwine Dei Amicus] (d. 992), magnate and founder of Ramsey Abbey, Huntingdonshire

Cyril Hart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 1144 words.

Æthelwine [Ethelwine, Æthelwine Dei Amicus] (d. 992), magnate and founder of Ramsey Abbey, Huntingdonshire, was the fourth and youngest son of Æthelstan, known as the Half-King (932–956),...

Avranches, Hugh d', first earl of Chester (d. 1101), magnate and founder of Chester Abbey

C. P. Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 1726 words.

Avranches, Hugh d', first earl of Chester (d. 1101), magnate and founder of Chester Abbey, was the son of Richard Goz, vicomte d'Avranches and seigneur de St Sever, and an unknown mother...

Bolebec, Isabel de, countess of Oxford (c. 1164–1245), magnate and monastic patron

RaGena C. DeAragon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 454 words.

Bolebec, Isabel de, countess of Oxford (c. 1164–1245), magnate and monastic patron, was the eldest daughter of Hugh de Bolebec (d. c.1165), lord of Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire, and a patron...

Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician

Liam Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture; Religion; Agriculture and Farming. 1966 words.

Browne, Thomas, fourth Viscount Kenmare (1726–1795), landowner and politician, was born in April 1726, probably at Killarney, co. Kerry, the second of four children of Valentine Browne,...

Campbell, Archibald, fifth earl of Argyll (1538–1573), magnate and protestant reformer

Jane E. A. Dawson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Religion; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 4094 words.

Campbell, Archibald, fifth earl of Argyll (1538–1573), magnate and protestant reformer, was the eldest son of Archibald Campbell, fourth earl of Argyll (1498–1558), and his first wife, Lady...

Clare, Walter de (d. 1137/8?), baron and founder of Tintern Abbey

J. H. Round.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; UK Politics; History; History of Agriculture. 484 words.

Clare, Walter de (d. 1137/8?), baron and founder of Tintern Abbey, was known to contemporaries as Walter fitz Richard. He was a non-inheriting younger son of Richard de Clare...

Ela, suo jure countess of Salisbury (b. in or after 1190, d. 1261), magnate and abbess

Jennifer C. Ward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 533 words.

Ela, suo jure countess of Salisbury (b. in or after 1190, d. 1261), magnate and abbess, was the daughter of William, earl of Salisbury, and his wife, Eleanor de Vitré. Her father died in...

Geoffrey (d. 1093), bishop of Coutances and magnate

Marjorie Chibnall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 1618 words.

Geoffrey (d. 1093), bishop of Coutances and magnate, belonged to the energetic and warlike baronage of western Normandy who did so much to restore the Norman church after the viking raids...

Howard, Philip [St Philip Howard], thirteenth earl of Arundel (1557–1595), magnate and alleged traitor

J. G. Elzinga.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture; Christianity. 2641 words.

Howard, Philip [St Philip Howard], thirteenth earl of Arundel (1557–1595), magnate and alleged traitor, was born on 28 June 1557 at Arundel House, the Strand, London, the only child of...

Odo, earl of Kent (d. 1097), bishop of Bayeux and magnate

David Bates.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 3181 words.

Odo, earl of Kent (d. 1097), bishop of Bayeux and magnate, was the son of Herluin de Conteville (d. c.1066), a Norman magnate of vicomte status who held lands around Grestain to the south...